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Lance J. Sussman

Lance J. Sussman, PhD is the senior rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. He is a visiting professor of Jewish history at Gratz College and teaches world religions at Delaware Valley University. He is currently working on a history of the Jewish community of Philadelphia.

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Lance J. Sussman

The American religious landscape that Uzi Rebhun sketches out in his new book, Jews and the American Religious Landscape, is marked by virtually boundless freedom and pluralism, as well as increasing fragmentation, due to the growth of “self-searching and religiosity by choice.”